Music world is mourning the death of Dick Wagner. The guitarist, who played for musicians such as and , passed away on July 30 at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, Arizona following a respiratory failure. He was 71.
As reported by The Arizona Republic (via USA Today), Susan Michelson, Wagner's manager and business partner, said that the late guitarist had underwent a coronary procedure. "Then, he got much better and then worse again. It kind of went up and down a couple times. And then, the last five days, he was declining. It's still a complete shock because I'm used to him turning around," she explained.